Québec Special Olympics Billboard Campaign
Context: The Special Olympics movement is active in 170 countries. Its mission is to enrich the lives of individuals with an intellectual disability (ID) through sport. More than 4.2 millions special athletes of all ages are registered worldwide and over 34,000 in Canada, with more than 5,400 taking part in the recreational or competition programs offered throughout Québec. SOQ's network of annual competitions includes 80 events for all skill levels and in each of its 17 official sports.
Challenge: Promote the event and challenge the public perception toward this event
Solution: Show these special athlete as true athletes with the very high-end photographic approach that glorify them. The taglines reminds us that for onec in this event they are beeing juged on theur performance and not on their disability.
On me juge à tous les jeux = I'm beign judged in each game
J'ai le syndrome du gagant = I have the winner syndrome
Je suis jugée sur une note de 10 = I'm beign judge on a sclae of 10
J'ai la victoire dans mes gènes = Winning is in my DNA
Client: Olympiques Spéciaux Québec
CD: Étienne Bastien
AD: Nicolas Baillargeon
CW: étienne Bastien
Photo & retouching: La Cavalrie. Olivier Staub